Sestos

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Title

Sestos

Subject

The correspondence Byron wrote and some of which he received during the tour.

Description

Visited the day of 1810-05-03 the famous swim. An ancient Greek town of the Thracian Chersonese, the modern
Gallipoli peninsula in European Turkey. Situated on the Hellespont opposite Abydos, it was the home of Hero in the legend of Hero and Leander, where according to legend she lived in a tower overlooking the sea. Sestos was an Aeolian
colony, as it was founded by settlers from Lesbos. The ruins of the town are near to the modern settlement of Eceabat. Wiki

Creator

Paul M Curtis

Source

Byron, George Gordon, Lord. Byron’s Letters and Journals. Ed. Leslie A. Marchand. 13 vols. London: John Murray 1973–94.
Peter S Cochran's website: https://petercochran.wordpress.com/byron-2/byron/

Publisher

The Byron Online Project: http://byrononlineproject.com

Date

13 April 2014

Contributor

Paul M Curtis

Rights

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 International License.

Relation

David Radcliffe's "Lord Byron and his Times:"
http://www.lordbyron.org/

Language

English

Type

Place

Coverage

English Romanticism, George Gordon, sixth Baron Byron, 1788-1824, 1809-1811

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Sestos

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Citation

Paul M Curtis, “Sestos,” ByronOnlineProject, accessed December 19, 2018, http://byrononlineproject.com/items/show/414.

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